W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978) /LIFE/Associated Press - Grave of Unknown Soldier on Saipan, 1944

Description
W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978) /LIFE/Associated Press - Grave of Unknown Soldier on Saipan, 1944
Gelatin-silver print - Not signed

Size/Media: Approx. 9" x 7" Glossy fiber silver gelatin
Dates: (Shot 1944/Printed 1945) w/Snipe, newspaper snipe, date stamp and typed on verso.
Condition: Waviness to the paper, crazing, dings and creases. A few spots of emulsion loss. Bends/creases in the corners. Subtle discoloration. (Please see scans for further information).

Vintage and striking shot of the grave of an unknown soldier on Saipan in 1944 by W. Eugene Smith.
This photo was printed on p.82 of the August 28, 1944 issue of LIFE Magazine.

PLEASE NOTE: This photo ships from the United States. Please be aware that your country may add import taxes and duties upon delivery.

Lot details
Artist
W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978) /LIFE/Associated Press
Title of artwork
Grave of Unknown Soldier on Saipan, 1944
Technique
Gelatin-silver print
Signature
Not signed
Condition
Poor
Vintage print
Yes
Image size
8×6.5 in
Total dimensions
9×7×0 in
Not registered yet?
By creating your free Catawiki account, you’ll be able to bid on any of our 50,000 special objects up for auction every week.
or Sign in